Megyn Kelly: I Won’t Apologize To Trump ‘For Doing Good Journalism’

Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Monday night addressed Donald Trump’s attacks against her following last week’s Republican presidential debate, and defended the questions she posed to him during the debate.

“Apparently Mr. Trump thought the question I asked was unfair and felt I was attacking him. I felt he was asked a tough but fair question. We agree to disagree,” she said on “The Kelly File.”

Trump lit into Kelly after she asked him a question about his treatment of women, and on Friday evening the real estate mogul charged that she “had blood coming out of her wherever” during the debate. Kelly refrained from hitting back at Trump on Monday night.

“Mr. Trump did interviews over the weekend that attacked me personally. I’ve decided not to respond,” she said. “Trump, who is the frontrunner, will not apologize, and I certainly will not apologize for doing good journalism, so I’ll continue doing my job without fear or favor.”

Watch Kelly’s comments via Fox News:

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